AJ Impact

Turkish lira slides, but doubt lingers over Trump sanction threat

Investors doubt that tough talk from US and Europe to punish Ankara economically over Syria will translate into action.

Turkish lira slides, but doubt lingers over Trump sanction threat

Turkey-Syria border

Erdogan signals Manbij as next target in Turkey's Syria operation

Turkish forces to target Kurdish-held Manbij as al-Assad's troops deployed to border after deal with Kurdish forces.

NATO

Turkey's relationship with NATO tested over Syria operation

Schisms between Turkey and NATO members surface as Secretary General Stoltenberg warns Ankara of potential ISIL risk.

Turkey's relationship with NATO tested over Syria operation

Turkey

Turkey's military operation in Syria: All the latest updates

SDF announces deal with Damascus on a Syrian troop deployment near Turkey border to counter Ankara's offensive.

Turkey's military operation in Syria: All the latest updates

Turkey-Syria border

Hundreds of ISIL prisoners escape Syrian camp, Kurds say

Reports of breakout from facility in Ain Issa amid ongoing Turkish offensive and US announcement of troop pull-out.

Hundreds of ISIL prisoners escape Syrian camp, Kurds say

Turkey

In Pictures: Turkey's military offensive in northeast Syria

United Nations has said that more than 130,000 people have been displaced as a result of the fighting.

In Pictures: Turkey's military offensive in northeast Syria

Turkey-Syria border

Arab League urges UN action over Turkey's Syria push

Arab League urges UN action against Turkey as Ankara says its troops seized Ras al-Ain - a claim Kurdish forces deny.

Turkey's military operation in Syria: All the latest updates

Turkey-Syria border

Turkey claims capture of key Syrian border town

Turkey's military push into Syria meets growing backlash amid battle with Kurdish-led forces for control of Ras al-Ain.

Turkey claims capture of key Syrian border town

Middle East

Civilians displaced in Turkey's Syria offensive fear for future

Tens of thousands have fled border region as Turkey's military pushes into Kurdish-held areas in northeastern Syria.

Civilians displaced in Turkey's Syria offensive fear for future

Opinion

US could have prevented Turkey's military action on Syria

Washington had ample opportunity to make arrangements acceptable to both Ankara and the Kurds before leaving Syria.

Abdulla Hawez

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Abdulla Hawez

Turkey-Syria border

US defence chief: We're not abandoning the Kurds in Syria

US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper responds to criticism, says US did not 'green-light' Turkey offensive.

US defence chief: We're not abandoning the Kurds in Syria

Turkey-Syria border

Turkey says Syria push 'won't stop' despite displacement concerns

Ankara pledges to continue operation in northeast Syria despite warnings over humanitarian crisis as 100,000 flee homes.

Turkey says Syria push 'won't stop' despite displacement concerns

United States

Esper criticises Turkey's offensive in Syria as 'impulsive'

Defense Secretary Mark Esper says 'dramatic harm' is being done to the relationship between US and Turkey.

Esper criticises Turkey's offensive in Syria as 'impulsive'

AJ Impact

Furious with Turkey, EU officials threaten sanctions

The European Union has condemned Turkey's actions in Syria and Erdogan's threats to send refugees to Europe.

Furious with Turkey, EU officials threaten sanctions

Middle East

NATO leader, Turkey's Cavusoglu discuss military action in Syria

NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg and Turkey's Foreign Minister Cavusoglu speak after talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.